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Schaumburg, IL, US Chicago, IL, US Armonk, NY, US Alpharetta, GA, US Kansas City, MO, US New York, NY, US Westlake Village, CA, US

Senior Client Manager


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role:

As a Senior Treaty Underwriter, you will join our dynamic, growing team. We offer traditional & structured treaty reinsurance to our diverse, largely SME and personal lines P&C client base. We also have a suite of cutting-edge solutions available to help our clients grow.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Business development and underwriting & pricing of new and existing P&C treaty reinsurance business opportunities.
  • Enthusiastically mentor junior colleagues.

We prefer a VP level contributor (D band). An exceptional AVP (E band) candidate would also be considered.


Detailed Responsibilities

  • Originate, underwrite and price P&C treaty business
  • Maintain and develop Swiss Re's relationships with assigned clients- including C-suite relationships
  • Build and maintain broker and client professional networks
  • Take a holistic view of client relationships by ensuring an efficient service proposition that considers all business opportunities
  • Utilize sound tactical & strategic decision-making as respects all aspects of assigned client and broker relationships
  • Interact and collaborate with a broader Cross-Functional Team
  • Track industry and market developments. Raise these developments as strategic client discussions with a view on how Swiss Re might help the client navigate these developments
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the operations, structure, and issues regarding allocated clients
  • Support project work critical to the team and Swiss Re overall
  • The Position includes general industry and internal travel activities


About the Team:

The Senior Treaty Underwriter will be part of the Broker Regional 1 team. This position can be based in multiple Swiss Re offices including Armonk, Schaumburg, New York City, Chicago, Alpharetta, Woodland Hills, Kansas City.


About You:

  • Minimum 5 preferably 10+ years of P&C reinsurance underwriting experience
  • Treaty pricing experience is an important aspect of this new role. Some P&C treaty pricing experience is strongly preferred
  • Sales and marketing experience
  • Deep understanding of P&C insurance/reinsurance markets
  • Understanding of contract wording and general legal principles



  • Strong focus on identifying client needs and flexibility in developing solutions
  • Enthusiasm for new business opportunities and the desire to think innovatively and creatively
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Acts strategically and exhibits an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage peak period workflows
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment and effectively lead change
  • Effective strategic relationship management and portfolio management skills
  • Team-oriented


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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